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Waterside House
72a High Street
Cowes
Isle of Wight
PO31 7RE

01983 219967
commercial@spencewillard.co.uk

Cowes Office
Cowes Office
Spence Willard Commercial

Waterside House
72a High Street
Cowes
Isle of Wight
PO31 7RE

01983 200880
cowes@spencewillard.co.uk

Cowes Office
Charles Spence
Charles Spence
Tanya Hill
Tanya Hill
Spence Willard team
Emma Bradley
Zadie Margham
Zadie Margham
Natalie Miley
Natalie Miley

Sherbourne Street
Bembridge
Isle of Wight
PO35 5SB

01983 873000
bembridge@spencewillard.co.uk

Spence Willard Bembridge
Spence Willard team
Sam Branston
Hannah Cook
Hannah Cook
Lauren Taylor
Lauren Taylor
Charlotte Branston
Charlotte Branston

The Square
Yarmouth
Isle of Wight
PO41 0NP

01983 761005
yarmouth@spencewillard.co.uk

Spence Willard Yarmouth
Spence Willard team
Duncan Willard
Lesley Samson
Lesley Samson

The Old Bank
Tennyson Road
Freshwater
Isle of Wight
PO40 9AB

01983 756575
freshwater@spencewillard.co.uk

Spence Willard Freshwater
Jason Siviter
Jason Siviter
David Langford
David Langford
Sarah Kujawa
Sarah Kujawa

The Square
Yarmouth
Isle of Wight
PO41 0NP

01983 761005 opt 2
lettings@spencewillard.co.uk

Spence Willard office
Laura Homes
Alice MacNab
Alice MacNab
Henrietta MacLean
Henrietta MacLean

40 St James' Place
London
SW1A 1NS

020 7839 0888
london@spencewillard.co.uk

Spence Willard London office
Bob Bickersteth
Bob Bickersteth
Katinka Stampa Orwin
Katinka Stampa Orwin
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Glebe House formerly part of the vicarage estates main house dates to approximately 1850. The Listed Grade II house is particularly attractive with stone elevations, original fenestration and cast iron guttering having been updated and comprehensively refurbished in 2004 to include rewiring, plumbing and all new décor internally. The property has also been opened up by the current owners to provide comfortable open plan accommodation where a modern and well-appointed kitchen and tastefully decorated bathroom and interiors complement the original carpentry, high ceilings and character with particular note of the well worn flagstone flooring, fireplaces. Arranged over three floors there are up to six bedrooms as well as a sitting room, dining room, semi open plan kitchen / breakfast room and well-appointed bathrooms. Gardens extend to the front and rear and there is a particularly sunny terrace ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining as well garaging within the former stables and gated off road parking to the front.

Located in the centre of Bembridge village in close proximity to the church, local conveniences and a short walk to the beaches and harbour. The village centre offers a good range of shops including a butcher, florist, bakery, delicatessen and fishmonger in addition to cafes and restaurants. The Harbour and the beaches of Bembridge are close by as well as walks along the coastal paths and to downland and marsh trails. Bembridge Harbour has extensive mooring facilities and two sailing clubs. The Fastcat ferry providing high speed passenger links to Portsmouth is located in Ryde approximately 7 miles away.

Accommodation

Ground Floor

Entrance
A porch with tiled roof covers the original panelled timber door with iron fittings.

Hallway
Vestibule with flagstone floors running through to the hallway, high ceilings and plenty of wall hanging space. Cloakroom/W.C with pedestal wash basin and W.C., window, and small cupboard. Understairs cupboard.

Sitting Room
A pleasant space overlooking the front aspect with open fire set upon a stone hearth with sandstone mantel. Windows overlook the garden with southerly aspect.

Dining Room
With double doors to the garden and shelving within the alcove, wall lighting and wooden floorboards.

Breakfast Room
With flagstone flooring and original open fireplace there is plenty of room for a dining table or to extend the current kitchen.

Kitchen
A well-appointed kitchen with a range of shaker style under counter and wall mounted storage units incorporating a butler sink with mixer tap over and space and plumbing for a range cooker with extractor over and dishwasher. Rear garden outlook.

First Floor
A carpeted stair runner on a wide staircase rise to a galleried landing with window overlooking side garden. The first floor comprises three double bedrooms all with a beautiful period character including exposed floorboards, garden views and a feature fireplace with built in wardrobe storage in two of them. A family bathroom consists of teal tiled floors and an impressive blood red free standing roll top bath with claw and ball feet. A further shower, vanity unit wash basin, heated towel rail, mirrored wall and W.C. in addition to a range of cupboard storage.

Second Floor
The second floor benefits from vaulted ceilings and large light galleried landing accessing the roof where there is a small parapet roof space for conducting maintenance and taking the outstanding views. The second floor consists of three double bedrooms with garden views, one is currently arranged as an ancillary sitting room and there is also a bathroom with modern suite of panelled bath with mosaic sky blue tiles, vanity unit wash basin, heated towel rail and W.C. Cupboards house a washing machine and tumble dryer and there are far reaching views across the village achieved from windows at this level.

Outside
Glebe House occupies a central position within the village yet enjoys stunning gardens wrapping around the property on three sides. Set back behind its garaging which is a beautiful original stable block with pebbled floor, including original track marks from coaches it once housed and a hay loading mezzanine floor ideal for storage. There is also off-road parking for several cars behind a five-bar gate and three enclosed storage areas, one formerly a dog kennel, a lockable lean too and garden store to the side of the garage. The rear gardens are enclosed, secure and largely laid to lawn, ideal for dogs with a range of mature Pine and Silver Birch trees giving privacy while the enclosed walled garden to the front makes for an idyllic position for dining upon the pavestone terrace where there is a sunny southerly aspect and mature hedging providing a tranquil and very private spot. Accessed through double doors this terrace can easily provide an extended entertaining space where the current owner has made use of gazebos or awnings off the house to great effect.

Tenure
The property is offered Freehold.

Services
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Heating is provided by a gas fired boiler and delivered via radiators.

Postcode
PO35 5NA

Important Notice
1. Particulars: These particulars are not an offer or contract, nor part of one. You should not rely on statements by Spence Willard in the particulars or by word of mouth or in writing ("information") as being factually accurate about the property, its condition or its value. Neither Spence Willard nor any joint agent has any authority to make any representations about the property, and accordingly any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents, seller(s) or lessor(s). 2. Photos etc: The photographs show only certain parts of the property as they appeared at the time they were taken. Areas, measurements and distances given are approximate only. 3. Regulations etc: Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property does not mean that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. A buyer or lessee must find out by inspection or in other ways that these matters have been properly dealt with and that all information is correct. 4. VAT: The VAT position relating to the property may change without notice.